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Why leg extensions are still important

Leg extensions

Leg extensions are an exercise that is usually performed from a seated position in a cable machine with a weight stack, although there are designs where weight plates are used in a lever system. While exercises such as squats and leg presses are considered the most important for overall strength and development of the quadricep muscles (quads), leg extensions still have their benefits. Benefits of leg extensions Risk of injury Having control over the weight is key to any effective exercise, but moving the weight too quickly on leg extensions can have other negative effects. Over-extending happens when you extend ...

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